The meeting was convened by chair D. Ackerman.
The agenda and the report of the previous meeting, held in Amsterdam 2003-05, were approved as written.
Descriptive metadata document: This document is now in PWD stage, and has been sent to the Secretariat to be formatted. The Secretariat will complete formatting by 2003-12. It will then be distributed to the working group as a PWD.
Administrative metadata: Two task group drafts were presented by Ackerman, one titled "Process History," and the other titled "Core Audio." With regard to the Process History document, a number of changes included in this draft were discussed. These include the following.
Further refinements will be made and the draft will distributed to the working group for comment by 2003-12. With response to comments, the document will be sent to the Secretariat early in 2004 for formatting.
Regarding the Core Audio document, the definition of an audio document has been refined to be the audio essence of the document. Also, some elements have been renamed to achieve greater clarity. Further refinements will be made and the draft with be distributed to the working group for comment by 2003-12. With response to comments, the document will be sent to the Secretariat early in 2004 for formatting.
An approach to the SMPTE Material Exchange Format (MXF) specification was discussed.
Project scope: None availableT. Sheldon reported that the IASA Board of Directors and its current President have not approved the liaison relationship yet, despite the letter received to that effect from the previous IASA President more than a year ago. The IASA Technical Committee and Board of Directors discussed the liaison with AES in Spetember 2003. While no word has been received, there is every reason to believe that it will be approved soon.
Assigned to: SC-03-06, Status: Continuing
Intent: Liaison, Initiated: 2003-01, Target: Continuing
Current goal: Status report, Goal date: Continuing
The next meeting will be in conjunction with the AES 116th convention in Berlin, Germany, 2004-05.